• A water drop clings onto the edge of a orange stalactite, surrounded by white stalactites.

    Timpanogos Cave

    National Monument Utah

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    When you purchase your tickets on recreation.gov, the time options listed will be for your hike time, which is the time you should pick up your tickets at the visitor center. Plan on 3-4 hours from that time, round trip.

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Notes from those of us working in the canyon

Intern at the park

June 11, 2014 Posted by: Morgann Stephens

What is it like to be a high school intern at Timpanogos Cave? Recent high school graduate Morgann Stephens writes about her experiences over the past year at Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

 

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning

May 01, 2014 Posted by: BJ Cluff

The closer we get to our Opening Day, the busier the flurry of activity here at The Monument. The step-by-step process that leads to the opening of the Monument is well worth the work it takes.

 

Winter Wildlife, or "Where the Wild Things Are"

March 06, 2014 Posted by: BJ Cluff

In the cooler months, wildlife sightings in the canyon are more frequent. Wild turkeys, moose, Big-horn sheep and others come out when the crowds are gone for the winter. Although I'm missing the warm summer months, the cooler temperatures lend themselves to other advantages.

 

Reflecting on "Reflections"

February 20, 2014 Posted by: BJ Cluff

Lately, I've been working on the interagency newspaper "Reflections". This allows canyon visitors to read articles about wildflowers, trails, and canyon volunteers, getting more information on what goes on up here in American Fork Canyon. Read more about the process it takes to produce this newspaper.

 

Did You Know?

people hiking the cave trail

To tour Timpanogos Cave, our 70,000 visitors each year must hike the 1 1/2 miles trail to the caves, gaining over 1,100 feet in elevation.